16 March 2011 09:35 [Source: ICIS news]
The maintenance will last 15-20 days, he added. Xianglu Petrochemical had initially planned to roll out maintenance in the second half of the year.
“PX supply has been severely tightened due to major shutdowns in
Xianglu would meanwhile cancel its seven-day maintenance plan due in late March, the source said.
The company had informed its customers that it would cut 50% of contracted commitments in June because of the shutdown.
Discussion levels for Asia spot PX surged to $1,810-1,820/tonne (€1,285-1,292) CFR
($1 = €0.71)
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